Short Stories for Kids: Guide for Teachers & Parents

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 103
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course Summary

This short stories for kids course is designed for parents and teachers who want to help their students improve their reading comprehension skills and learn about different types of short stories. The course's lessons and quizzes can function as test prep, homework help and tutoring resources.
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Course Practice Test

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Lesson 1 - Butterfly Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Dinosaur Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Monkey Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Starfish Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - A Short Ghost Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374385].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374385].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - A Short Moral Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374387].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374387].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - A Short Mystery Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374389].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374389].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Cause and Effect Short Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Halloween Short Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374393].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374393].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Noah's Ark Short Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Short Aboriginal Dreamtime Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374397].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374397].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - Short Adventure Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 13 - Short Detective Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 14 - Short Story About a Dog for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 15 - Short Story about Aliens for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374407].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374407].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 16 - Short Story About Obedience for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374409].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374409].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 17 - Short Story of Christopher Columbus for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 18 - Short Story on Honesty is the Best Policy for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 19 - Short Story on Pollution for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 20 - Short Suspense Story for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 21 - Very Short Story of Cinderella for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[374419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Course Practice Test
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Ch. 1
Overview of Short Stories for Kids
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Ch. 2
Scary, Suspenseful & Mystery Short Stories for Kids
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Ch. 3
Short Read-Aloud Stories for Kids
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Ch. 4
Funny, Silly & Comic Short Stories for Kids
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Ch. 5
Short Stories on Religious Topics for Kids
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Ch. 6
Short Behavior and Feelings Stories for Kids
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Ch. 7
Short Stories About History for Kids
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Ch. 8
Holiday Short Stories for Kids
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Ch. 9
Short Sports & Games Stories for Kids
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Ch. 10
Myths and Legends for Kids
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Ch. 11
Short Fiction and Nonfiction Science Stories for Kids
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Ch. 12
Short Science Fiction & Fantasy Stories for Kids
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Ch. 13
Short Stories About and From Different Cultures
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